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Should You Buy or Rent Your Home?
real estate Figuring out the answers to the four questions below will guide you to the right answer to the big question above.
The Student Loan Rate Debate
college How important is it for Congress to keep rates low on new Stafford loans? Our columnists face off with their answers.
By Staff • Published
Our Best Personal Finance Advice for New Grads
college Take heed of these seven personal finance tips now and have no regrets about your early financial life later.
By Lisa Gerstner • Published
How to Establish Financial Independence (with Some Help from Mom and Dad)
credit & debt If you're lucky enough to have parents helping you financially, be sure their generosity doesn't stop you from becoming independent
By Amanda Lilly • Published
8 Reasons You Need a Roth IRA Now
Roth IRAs This celebrated investment vehicle should be a part of every smart young person's retirement plan.
By Stacy Rapacon • Last updated
Getting Your First Credit Card
credit & debt Smart credit card usage can help build up your credit score and history, preparing you for bigger financial moves in the future.
By Andrea Browne Taylor • Last updated
Financial Advice in Honor of Dr. Seuss
savings We don't know if Dr. Seuss had any financial wisdom for 20-somethings. But in honor of his 108th birthday, we summarized our own advice in verse.
By John Miley • Published
Easy Steps for First-Time Taxpayers
taxes Whether it's your very first time or just your first time filing without Mom and Dad's help, we have the basics on filing your 2011 tax returns.
By Liisa Rajala • Last updated
Investing in a Target-Date Fund
investing Young savers can benefit from holding a target-date fund in a retirement portfolio -- as long as they understand the risks.
By Susannah Snider • Last updated
20 Cheap Dates That Call for More Thought, Less Money
savings Be it Valentine's Day or any other day, it's the thought that goes into a date that counts, not the expense.
By Caitlin Dewey • Published